Journal-isms

The leading news column on diversity issues in the news media.
Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

Richard’s column also appears on TheRoot.com.
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Richard Prince is available for speaking engagements to groups of all sizes as well as media interviews and panel discussions.
Journal-isms in the Media

Journal-isms in the Media

For 13 years, Richard Prince has authored the three-times-a-week online column “Journal-isms”‘ to show how journalism shapes, or is shaped by, diversity.
Latest entries
For Many, Hollywood Gets Closer to the Truth

For Many, Hollywood Gets Closer to the Truth

Trump, away from tabloids, can’t ‘manage’ press; 30 news outlets measuring customers’ trust; Indian media blames Trump in U.S. bar shooting; desecration hits home for recorder of hate crimes; Justice Dept. flips on opposition to Texas voter ID; María Elena Salinas named to NAB Hall of Fame; Stanley Dearman dies, courageous in Mississippi; Héctor Gabino...
White House Blocks Disfavored Outlets From News Briefing

White House Blocks Disfavored Outlets From News Briefing

No journalists of color make the cut; ‘I was a Muslim in Trump’s White House’; editor said, ‘leave that black stuff outside’; the real importance of on-screen images; FAMU ready for Black Television News Channel; Tracey Ferguson named editor of ‘Entirely NEW’ Jet; Michelle Galvan joins Univision’s ‘Primer Impacto’; Lisa Wilson, Buffalo sports editor, joins...
First Amendment Not for Whites Only

First Amendment Not for Whites Only

Inclusion lacking in some discussions of free press; BBC journalist finds colorism alive, well in U.S.; today’s diversity issues sound familiar; who’s the ‘we’ in ‘we made this country?’; how to tell rumor from fact: a refresher; ‘your heroes are not necessarily our heroes’; dissenters held as most pipeline protesters leave; to its ‘shame,’ L.A....
Trump's Press Polemic Undermines More Than We Think

Trump’s Press Polemic Undermines More Than We Think

By Benjamin Holden: I’m a lawyer and journalist with a strong professional and scholarly interest in the courts and the press and the way they must cooperate in a Democracy. President Trump is making my job a lot harder,